I’ll Remember – A Wac’s Memories Of London (1944)

I’ll Remember – A Wac’s Memories Of London (1944)

M/Ss of the Pathe interviewer sitting at cafe table with a WAC member (Women’s Army Corps). The interviewer asks her what will stand out most in her memory after her time in London. She replies “That’s not easy there are so many things.” The American WAC provides the commentary as she walks round several of the major sites of interest in London including excellent footage of the St. Paul’s Cathedral standing amidst the ruins of other buildings. M/S of woman talking to man in flat cap. She says “What’s impressed me most about the cockneys is their cheerfulness and good humour and their friendliness to strangers.”

Various more shots of bomb damaged streets of London. She walks up steps towards St. Paul’s. L/S of woman looking at Tower Bridge. M/S of woman looking at Tower of London. L/S of Houses of Parliament. C/U of woman looking at Big Ben. Various good shots of the hustle and bustle of activity in Piccadilly. L/S and M/S of woman talking to a flower seller. L/Ss of woman walking next to the Serpentine. She sits down on a park bench. She concludes “Even when they do repair those damaged buildings it will always stay the same.”
FILM ID:1207.18

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